DATAMARK and Spatial Data Research announce a strategic partnership

Companies combine national and local expertise to bring innovative solutions to Central United States

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — DATA MARKPublic Safety Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Team Michael Baker Internationalannounced today that the company has entered into a strategic partnership with Spatial Data Search (DTS), a KansasMontreal-based GIS services company with experience in public safety and next-generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). With 120 years of combined experience between the two companies, the partnership will provide innovative support for rural customers and accelerate the adoption of NG9-1-1 GIS for urban and metropolitan customers.

“NG9-1-1 will create a robust infrastructure to deliver emergency services, which will ultimately lead to increased public safety. However, with public safety and NG9-1-1, we recognize that a one-size-fits-all approach is not appropriate. ,” said jason beven, ENP, Vice President of DATAMARK, Michael Baker International. “DATAMARK’s and SDR’s extensive team of GIS professionals means our customers have access to the largest group of GIS professionals leveraging innovative cloud-native solutions that are customized to enable states to achieve NG9-1-1 globally. ‘statewide.’

“The combination of SDR’s more than 30 years of thought leadership in the Central United States public safety GIS market and DATAMARK’s national leadership offers a winning solution to states like Missouri, Oklahomaand Arkansas – a solution where our customers win. We share a core philosophy of education, training and customer success through innovative technology. Genuine partnerships are developed with the clients we serve locally, regionally and nationally. SDR is thrilled to launch its partnership with DATAMARK for a better customer experience,” said Susan CunninghamPresident at SDR, Inc.

This partnership combines the expertise and experience of DATAMARK and SDR to extend staff capabilities and capacity and to provide a unified approach to GIS services, validation and aggregation solutions, addressing solutions and mapping solutions.


As trusted public safety advisors, DATA MARK brings comprehensive, hands-on expertise in police, fire, EMS, and 9-1-1 leadership roles to next-generation 9-1-1 transitions. The DATAMARK team leads the industry in shaping rules and legislation, and creating a suite of products and services that ensure accurate emergency response location data in life-saving situations. DATAMARK enables its team and partners to foster relationships of trust and cultivate data integrity for informed decision-making. DATAMARK, Michael Baker International’s public safety GIS team, has decades of proven experience in critical government addressing projects. The team works with clients to solve their complex needs, from data quality checks and addressing to workflow analysis and more. Learn more about the company at and follow DATAMARK on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About Michael Baker International

Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering and consulting services. That of the firm Practices encompass all facets of infrastructure, including design, civil engineering, planning, architecture, environment, construction and program management. For more than 80 years, the company has been a trusted partner, providing comprehensive services and solutions to commercial customers and all branches of the military, as well as federal, state and municipal governments. Embrace emerging technologies and the latest innovations – like smart transportation and design-build project delivery – Michael Boulanger is an industry leader that offers expertise and quality. The company’s more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations are committed to making a difference for customers and communities through a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement. To learn more, visit

About spatial data search

Spatial Data Research is a GIS consulting firm serving the 9-1-1 and public safety community, with a particular focus on rural America. Since our incorporation in 1993, SDR has partnered with hundreds of local governments and public safety agencies across the United States to provide sustainable GIS solutions that meet and exceed national standards while remaining mindful of resources and local budgets available. As an early innovator in GIS and GPS technology-based interval addressing solutions, SDR has built and maintains GIS software to enable our customers to maintain their 911 GIS data with the tools and technologies that we use to develop them and with the accessible support of our dedicated staff. . Our customers know we are always available for help with a GIS or addressing question, for historical perspective on an issue, or to move forward in the NG911 world. Learn more about SDR at Or on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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